NATIONAL team coach Yeng Guiao was a picture of calm when he took the court on Thursday, a day removed after engaging in a shouting match against Jordanian counterpart Joseph Steibing.For the fiery bench tactician, he believes that the pair of ...
Nov 23, 2018
MISSING the past three training sessions due to his academic responsibilities in Ateneo, Kai Sotto is back in the fold for Team Pilipinas as the 16-year-old prodigy showed up and joined the squad on Thursday."Tapos na," he said in ...
Nov 23, 2018
WARRANTED or not, the eyes of the basketball world are on the Philippines.For every shouting match and scuffle that the national team finds itself in, critics will always be quick to remind the team of the infamous brawl against Australia that ...
Nov 23, 2018
PBA
IMPORT Oluseyi Ashaolu expects to perfectly fit in at NLEX and to the PBA's style of play once he fully gets going come the season-ending Governors Cup.While he had some moments during his debut game for the Road Warriors ...
Jul 5, 2018
PBA
MALCOLM White found out that keeping his emotions in check will keep GlobalPort afloat.The Batang Pier import adjusted to the physicality of PBA basketball on Friday night in the team's 86-85 win over Meralco in the Commissioner's Cup. ...
Apr 27, 2018
PBA
MARC Pingris is in a dilemma: he loves that the physical brand of play in the PBA is back, but he also can't help but be frustrated when the physicality goes against Magnolia's favor.The Hotshots power forward thrived in ...
Mar 6, 2018
PBA
ANTIPOLO - As he emerged from the dugout, June Mar Fajardo showed to reporters a handful of red scratch marks on his left arm that signified the heightened physicality of play these days in the PBA Philippine Cup.The physicality was evident on ...
Feb 4, 2018
PBA
PBA legend Ramon Fernandez said he is in favor of the pro league allowing a more physical style of play, so long as the referees' calls are consistent.The current season has seen subtle changes in the way games are being ...
Jan 24, 2018
PBA
JABRIL Trawick got an early taste of the PBA brand of basketball and officiating on Thursday when he failed to finish GlobalPort's tune-up game against Star at the Hoops Center.The Batang Pier import made a solid first impression as ...
Jul 14, 2017
CALVIN Abueva and Christian Standhardinger played down the commotion between them in the Gilas Pilipinas-Alaska tune-up game on Saturday as they looked forward to being national teammates in the future.The Gilas Pilipinas veteran - who suited up for Alaska this ...
Jul 8, 2017
PBA
AN INTACT Alaska tests the mettle of an NLEX side now under Yeng Guiao when the two squads open their respective PBA Philippine Cup campaigns on Friday night at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum.One would think the Road Warriors have become more ...
Nov 24, 2016
PBA
WITH the intensity expected to turn up a notch in the title series, Calvin Abueva says Alaska can be physical if necessary.The Aces are facing an Elasto Painters side that's regarded as the most physical team in the league, but ...
May 5, 2016
PBA
WHAT a difference a game makes.After a physical, heated battle in Game Two, the PBA Philippine Cup semifinals series between Alaska and GlobalPort turned ho hum in Game Three, which hardly escalated except for Terrence Romeo getting ejected.The referees were ...
Jan 9, 2016
PBA
WHAT physical? Veteran enforcer Billy Mamaril believes the ongoing PBA Philippine Cup semifinal series between GlobalPort and Alaska has hardly been physical, saying much of it was acting or flopping."For me, it wasn't physical at all," Mamaril, who joined GlobalPort ...
Jan 7, 2016
PBA
IT seems the new officiating has been preventing Mo Tautuaa from playing to his full potential for Talk 'N Text in the PBA Philippine Cup.The rookie slotman asserted his might in the Texters' 109-89 win over Blackwater, scattering 16 points ...
Nov 25, 2015
PBA
FOR a change, there's an opponent who understands Beau Belga and his role for Rain or Shine.Barako Bull import Liam McMorrow acknowledged the Elasto Painters tough enforcer for living up to his role in their PBA Governors' Cup game on ...
May 31, 2015
PBA
ADD Ryan AraƱa to the Rain or Shine players that are getting in the nerves of Ivan Johnson in the PBA Commissioner's Cup Finals.After Beau Belga and others, it was the Elasto Painters pesky wingman's turn to ...
Apr 19, 2015
PBA
TALK 'N Text coach Jong Uichico hopes his wards do not get distracted by the physicality of the PBA Commissioner's Cup Finals against Rain or Shine.Play has become more physical as the series go along, and it showed in Game ...
Apr 19, 2015
PBA
TALK 'N Text better brace for a war.Admitting it was caught by surprise with the physicality of the game the last time, defending champion Purefoods will take the same mentality against the Tropang Texters heading into Thursday night's Game Three ...
Apr 9, 2015
PBA
DON'T count Barangay Ginebra out against Rain or Shine in their PBA Commissioner's Cup quarterfinal matchup on Saturday at the Mall of Asia Arena.That's what Gin Kings guard Joseph Yeo insisted despite his eighth-seeded team having the ...
Mar 27, 2015
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